baton

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See also: batön and bâton

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French bâton.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

baton (plural batons)

  1. A staff or truncheon, used for various purposes; as, the baton of a field marshal
  2. (music) The stick of a conductor in musical performances.
  3. (sports) An object transferred by runners in a relay race.
  4. A short stout club used primarily by policemen.
  5. (heraldry) An abatement in coats of arms to denote illegitimacy. (Also spelled batune, baston).
  6. (heraldry) A riband with the ends cut off, resembling a baton, as shown on a coat of arms.

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Verb[edit]

baton (third-person singular simple present batons, present participle batoning, simple past and past participle batoned)

  1. To strike with a baton.

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References[edit]

  • The Manual of Heraldry, Fifth Edition, by Anonymous, London, 1862, online at [1]
  • The Observer's Book of Heraldry, by Charles Mackinnon of Dunakin, p. 58.

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bâton

Noun[edit]

baton

  1. bread stick
  2. chocolate stick

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Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

baton

  1. accusative singular of bato

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

baton m (plural batons)

  1. (heraldry) baton (as a charge).

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Hiligaynon[edit]

Verb[edit]

báton

  1. accept, get, receive

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

baton

  1. rōmaji reading of バトン

Polish[edit]

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baton (1)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

baton m (diminutive batonik)

  1. bar of chocolate

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • baton” in Polish dictionaries at PWN